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- Georgia Southern offers new online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public healthFor more than a decade, there has been an increase in the demand for public health workers, and a shrinking public health workforce, exacerbated by pandemic burnout. To meet educational and workforce needs, Georgia Southern University is expanding its offerings in public health at multiple degree levels.
- Georgia Southern University unveils new master and doctoral degrees in environmental scienceGeorgia Southern University’s College of Science and Mathematics (COSM) now offers a master’s degree in environmental science and will begin recruiting for the inaugural class of doctoral students in environmental science for the fall 2023 entering class. The post-graduate degrees supplement the recently approved bachelor’s degree in sustainability science. Housed in the James H. Oliver, Jr., Institute for Coastal Plain Science, every department in the college will play a role in this interdisciplinary trio of programs.
- New accelerated program debuts this fall, allows students to complete special education advanced degree in less timeGeorgia Southern University special education faculty created an Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s program to assist undergraduate special education students with earning an advanced degree in special education in less time.
- This summer was bananas for Eagle athletic training studentsOver the summer, seven Georgia Southern athletic training graduate students have been helping the hometown Savannah Bananas. In addition to acquiring hands-on experiences with the local ball club, students are having the most fun summer with the most fun team in baseball.
- Georgia Southern donors help University reach record-breaking fundraising yearFor the second year in a row, Georgia Southern University set a record for private fundraising, according to figures from the last fiscal year.
- Whitney Nash, Ph.D., to serve as Dean of the University’s Waters College of Health Professions beginning Aug. 1Whitney Nash, Ph.D., APRN, has been selected as Dean of Georgia Southern University’s Waters College of Health Professions and will begin leading the college on Aug. 1.
- Savannah doctor earns MBA to be a better physician, advocate for patientsFor Savannah doctor Timothy Connelly earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree wasn’t about advancing his career in the business world. Instead, he saw it as an opportunity to grow in his current career.
- Ending on a high note: Georgia Southern Chorale from Gretsch School of Music triumphant in international competitionThe Georgia Southern Chorale, a choir of 30 students from Georgia Southern University’s Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music, earned top spots in an international choir competition this week in Germany. The group’s scores were nearly perfect, and the highest scores in the Chorale’s history in this particular competition.